Syraya Horton teaches Art 1-Art 4 at Mason High School. Ms. Horton grew up in San Marcos, Texas and has a BFA in Painting from Texas State University as well as an MFA in Painting from Rhode Island School of Design. She moved to Mason from Rhode Island in 2016 and started teaching at MISD in January 2019. During her two years in graduate school, Ms. Horton worked as a Teaching Assistant for the Visual Arts Department at Brown University. Her strengths in the fine arts are painting, drawing, and ceramics.
Ms. Horton enjoys oil painting primarily and her personal artwork focuses on social media obsession and the various effects it has on contemporary culture. She loves outdoor activities and her favorite hobbies are gardening, yoga, and skydiving.